Rod McKuen was an interesting poet – part Carl Sandburg, part ee cummings, part Bob Dylan. I always found such comfort in his poetry – especially as a angst-ridden teen.
If you haven’t read him, I’d recommend you try him out. You can learn more about him here.
thought for the weekend – or really whenever you feel like thinking….
I love dogs. I don’t think there has ever been an extended period in my life where I haven’t had the companionship of a dog. I realized recently that just about every story I’ve ever written features a dog. My latest trilogy has dogs as a central theme. LOL, I just can’t get enough dogs. And please don’t take me to the pound with you to pick out a puppy because I will want to take all the dogs home with me.
Following are some of my all time favorite sayings about dogs:
What’s your favorite saying about dogs? Who is your favorite dog? Mine is Lily:
Feel free to tell us all about your dog and favorite dog sayings, stories or anecdotes about dogs in the comments.
Happy Sunday. ❤
Share your love of dogs on Monday – it’s #NationalMuttDay
Yes, I definitely remember feeling that way in the golden years of teen-hood.
If you want to know more about the book that the quote came from you can check out The Summer I Turned Pretty at Good Reads.
I remember feeling this way as a school kid – just as summer vacation was about to end. 😀
Just for fun, here’s a link to a NYT review written about Brideshead Revisited, in 1945
It’s been so bloody hot that most of my writing time has been reserved for the new Trilogy – but I’ve been playing with quotes and images and thought I’d share a few… This one sends me back to summers at my Granny’s cabin when I was a moody teenager.
Never tell a young person that anything cannot be done. God may have been waiting centuries for someone ignorant enough of the impossible to do that very thing.
John Andrew Holmes